Congratulations on your decision to attend the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design! The transition to college is one of the most exciting experiences in a young person's life. In order to place you in the appropriate first-year writing course at MIAD, you will need to complete the Writing Placement Essay online.
Your MIAD email account username (firstnamelastname) and email account password will also allow you to access the essay. Once you have logged in, please read carefully through the introduction and instructions for the essay. You are required to watch the Essay Demo Video in order to write the essay. Once you have watched the video, you may enter the essay.
Keep in mind that once you enter the essay, you will have 75 minutes to complete it. Once you start, you cannot log out or close your browser window.
The Writing Placement Essays will be read by writing faculty members from the Liberal Studies Division before your starting semester. Based on the readings, you will be placed in the appropriate course to challenge and support your ideas as a writer. If a change to your schedule needs to be made, you will receive notification via your MIAD email account.